Definition of bout:
bit, stretch, cycle, rung, fizzle, encounter, split, daily round, turn, arm-wrestling, passage of arms, good turn, binge, bust, boxer, time, battle, fit, round of golf, bend, split second, case, rent, minute, a bit, watch, fight, matchup, one shot, stave, bare-knuckle, action, round of drinks, meet, match, set-to, skirmish, flop, second, attack, trick, go, corner, unit of ammunition, circle, box, period, strife, orgy, seizure, tournament, contest, teardrop, affair, access, tourney, spell, play, female chest, event, siege, short-term, inning, tour, sec, conflict, turn of events, engagement, boxing, number, troll, instant, snag, tear, act, twist, rhythm, flare-up, cross, round, breakout, crook, turning, combat, count out, rip, episode, competition, stint, shift, beat, routine, sweepstakes, session, illness, relapse, bantamweight, hitch, splurge, moment.
- "In Wild Rose Time", Amanda M. Douglas.
Here her three daughters is a marryin' an' going to all kin's er outlan'ish places leavin' they ma an' they home; an' now the boys is thinkin' bout takin' unto theyselves wives, an' one an' all say they can't sleep nowheres but at Chatsworth, an' they mus' bring they wives back home to keep comp'ny wif yo' ma!- "Molly Brown's Orchard Home", Nell Speed.
- "Chippinge Borough", Stanley J. Weyman.